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Tentative Agenda

 
IOWA ETHICS AND CAMPAIGN DISCLOSURE BOARD
TENTATIVE AGENDA
OPEN SESSION
12:00 P.M.
AUGUST 28, 2008
JESSIE PARKER BUILDING
510 EAST 12TH
DES MOINES, IA

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM MAY 15, 2008

3. ADJOURNMENT TO EXECUTIVE SESSION – In accordance with the provisions of Iowa Code section 21.5, the Board will move into executive session to discuss complaints, investigations, and personnel matters.  Any action taken in executive session will be disclosed upon return to open session.

4. ACTION FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION 

5. POLICY DECISIONS
         A.  Compliance After Statement of Charges/Before Hearing
         B.   Contributions During Session
         C.   Duplicate Committee Name
         D.  Family Farm Corporations
         E.   Reporting of Civil Penalty/Corporate Contribution
         F.   Use of Campaign Funds
         G.  Use of Campaign Funds for Clothing
         H.  Use of Campaign Funds/Professional Memberships
         I.    Campaign Funds to Attend Presidential Inauguration

6. ADVISORY OPINIONS
         A.  527 Committees Making Campaign Contributions
         B.   Application of Campaign Laws/Payment for Personal Expenses
         C.   Application of Post-State Employment Provisions on Interim State Positions
         D.  Campaign Sign Placement
         E.   Effective Dates of Laws on Dates/times for Filing Campaign Reports
         F.   Permitted and Prohibited Placement of Campaign Signs/Opinion 2007-07 Modified
         G.  Prohibited Contributor Providing Refreshments at Campaign Event

7. RULE FILINGS
         A.  Rule Filings Part 1
         B.   Rule Filings Part II

8. RULES FOR ADOPTION

9. COLA FOR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

10. REQUESTS FOR WAIVER OF CIVIL PENALTIES
         A.  Statewide Committees (Rule 351 IAC 4.60)
               1.   (Richard) Vander Mey Campaign Committee
               2.   (Kevin) McCarthy for Iowa
               3.   (Dwayne) Alons for Representative Committee
               4.   Susan Murphy House District 59
               5.   (Mike) Robinson for Iowa 35
               6.   Kent Sorenson for Statehouse
               7.   Committee for Pension Reform (CPR)
               8.   IowaFathers.com
               9.   Laborers’ Local #43
               10. Plumbers and Steamfitters Local Union 33
               11. RDH PAC (Registered Dental Hygienist PAC)
               12. State Police Officers Council

         B.   County/Local Committees
               1.   Submit DR2 Button to File Reports
                     a.  Travis Clark
                     b.  Randy Jensen
                     c.  Tom Gill
                     d.  Robert Burns
                     e.  Ken Vaske
               2.   Committee to Elect Steve Kollasch
               3.   Committee to elect Robert J. Jansen County Supervisor
               4.   (Larry) Kruse for District 1 Supervisor
               5.   (Joy Lynn) Conwell for Supervisor Committee
               6.   (Jay) Urdahl for Supervisor
               7.   Johnson County Green Central Committee (county PAC)

         C.   County Central Committees
               1.   Dubuque County Democratic Central Committee
               2.   Iowa County Democratic Central Committee
               3.   Jones County Democratic Central Committee
               4.   Union County Republican Central Committee
               5.   Washington County Republican Central Committee

         D.  Lobbyists/Clients (Rule 351 IAC 8.12)
               1.   The Washington Center
               2.   Iowa Limestone Producers Association, Inc.

11. VIOLATIONS
         A.  Attribution Statement Violations (Iowa Code section 68A.405)
               1.   Webster City Area Development
               2.   Osceola Taxpayers Association
               3.   Paul Peterson

         B.   Late-Filed Statements of Organization (Iowa Code section 68A.201)
               1.   Thomas for Sheriff                                                    Clarke County
               2.   Max Worthington for Jasper County Board of Directors  Jasper County
               3.   Terry Dahms for Supervisor                                       Johnson County
               4.   Committee to Elect Roger Bryant                                Lee County
               5.   Gray 4 Supervisor                                                     Linn County
               6.   (Cary) Hahn for Supervisor                                        Linn County
               7.   (Clayton) Allen for Sheriff                                          Madison County
               8.   Don Brantz for Supervisor                                          Mills County
               9.   Raymond Schuster for Supervisor                               Osceola County
               10. Citizens for (David) Gochenouer                                  General Assembly
               11. Paustian for State House                                            General Assembly
               12. Vander Mey Campaign Committee                               General Assembly

         C.   Late-Filed Lobbyist Registration (Iowa Code section 68B.36 and rule 351 – 8.7)
               1.   Stacy Frelund/American Cancer Society

         D.  Late-Filed Notice of Dissolution (Iowa Code section 68A.402B)
               1.   Iowans for Hanusa                                                      General Assembly

12. ITEMS OF BOARD INTEREST NOT NEEDING ACTION
         A.  Income Tax Checkoff Reports
         B.   Report from Office of Auditor of State

13. DEMONSTRATION OF SEARCHABLE DATABASE

14. ADJOURNMENT